Asian Cairns by Vincent Callebaut

Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has developed a concept to introduce natural ecosystems into cities with designs for “farmscrapers” made from piles of giant glass pebbles for a site in Shenzhen, China.

The architect proposes a new type of urban habitat based on the rules of the natural world, with stacks of giant pebbles housing entire communities. All energy would be sourced from the sun and wind, anything produced would be recyclable and local expertise would be capitalised wherever possible.

The complete article here.

Asian Cairns. Source: http://www.dezeen.com

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